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A Safer Place For Online Transactions Could Be On The Way

Dozens of crimes have been associated with making transactions on Craigslist and similar websites. One New Bedford city councilor is attempting to provide buyers with a safe place to conduct transactions without fear.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Discussion about the relationship between children and social media at Gifts to Give in Acushnet.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Discussion about the relationship between children and social media at Gifts to Give in Acushnet.

Parents Engage In Conversations About Children And Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. These are all just a click away for most children today.

How can parents make sure their children are safe in a world full of technology?

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TSM
TSM

New Bedford Fire Department Awarded Two Fire Safety Education Grants

The New Bedford Fire Department has received $13,000 in state funding to educate the city's youth and seniors about fire safety and prevention.

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Getty Images

Fire Chief Discusses Roof Collapse

New Bedford, like many old New England towns, has homes and other buildings with pitched or slanted roofs.

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Kasey’s Blizzard Survival Guide

It's no secret that winter is my LEAST favorite season. Specifically for this main reason: I don't like being cooped up inside the house while a blizzard runs rampant through town. While I've lived in New England my entire life, I can't seem to fully prepare myself (mentally) for what's to come

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

Mayor Mitchell Provides Winter Safety Tips

Mayor Jon Mitchell declared a state of emergency early Monday afternoon in wake of an "historic" blizzard.

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Germany Has Europe's Lowest Birth Rate
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Initiative Aimed At Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has begun a campaign aimed at preventing sudden unexpected infant deaths.

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Hundreds Of Kids Poisoned By Detergent Pods

More than 700 children in the U.S. have been accidentally poisoned by detergent pods in just two years, after they were mistaken for toys or candy, according to researchers. Most of the children weren't seriously harmed, but one child did die last year, and the most serious complications include coma and seizures

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Trick-or-treat

Halloween Safety Tips

Lots of trick-or-treaters will be roaming around this evening looking for candy.

However, there will also be motorists sharing those roads with the costumed walkers and New Bedford Police Captain Steven Vicente says it's important for trick-or-treaters to be as visible as possible and recommends wearing light colored costumes

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Regional Airport Receives Face Lift

After five years and $30 million in projects, renovations to the New Bedford Regional Airport are finally complete.

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